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louse flies

pupiparous, dorsoventrally flattened dipterous ectoparasites of the family Hippoboscidae.
See also: Hippobosca.
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Louse fly, Ceratophylus columbae and Haemoproteus columbae were significantly also higher in adults pigeon than in nestling (p<0.
In this study we collected ectoparasites included of feather lice (Lipeurus, Menopen gallinae), pigeon fleas (Ceratophyllus columbae) and Louse fly.
If this parasite can transmit WNV, the overall high exposure rates seen at the Owl Foundation would be explained in light of the louse fly infestation.